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the movies. But along came several
women's clubs, such as the Women's
City club and the members of the
Mothers' Congress and dragged in
the department store nuisance. Ol
son's enthusiasm became cons'idera
. bly chilled.
Judge -who have sat in the South
Clark street court, where the loop
cases are heard, including Judges
Mahoney, Robinson, Rafferty and
Rooney, are of the opinion that the
worst brand of flirting occurs right
in Marshall Field's, siegei-joopers,
The Fair and other big stores. But
only a few of the cases ever get to
Most women, opposed to publicity,
pay no attention to the annoyances
in the department stores. But if the
insult it too great they have the priv
ilege of calling a policeman.
The clubwomen say this protection
is not given the underpaid shopgirls.
They can't kick to the police. The
department stores don't like to have
anybody arrested in the stores. It
causes too much unpleasant commo
tion and publicity.
Chief Healey expressed a willing
ness to co-operate with the club-
women and Judge Olson in driving
the flirts from the stores, even
though the store owners might ob
ject to the patrol wagon clanging up
to their stores. But Olson won't
haye anything to do with that end
of it. x
' MRS. BARNES INDICTED
Mrs. Iva Barnes was formally in
dicted today by the grand jury for the
, murder of her husband James, who
;she shot in Washington Park last
: o 0
Muncie, Ind. Rioting .and blood
shed imminent at Yorktown, near
here, when strikers at the Skillen
Goodin glass factory attempted to
prevent strikebreakers going to
work. Paul Bates, striker; near
death ixom. bullet ,wpund in, abdo-'-vi.
ALLIES ON OFFENSIVE ON BOTH
WINGS IN BALKANS
. London. The allies have taken
offensive on both wings in Balkans.
British forced crossing of river
Strumna under heavy fire and began
attack on Bulgarian left wing. The -French
war office wired crossing was
made at Orljax, about 42 miles north
east of Salonika. British are attack
ing towns of Nivolgen and Karad Jar
queil and heavy fighting is going on.
On allied left wing the Serbians,
pressed forward, driving Bulgars out
of villages of Emboria and Pake
schori. Serbian artillery also forced
Bulgars to retire near Fiorina.
Heavy fighting is going on both
north and south of the Somme,
where Germans launched seven at
tacks against newly-captured British
and French positions. German war
office admitted loss of trenches be
tween Ginchy and Combles,
- Petrograd, Russian troops have
occupied Banan on Caucusus front
Berlin. Loss of advanced trench
es to British between Ginchy and
Combles in furious battle admitted.
Fighting for possession of village of
Ginchy continues. South of Somme -few
houses in village of Berny have
been recaptured from French.
Berlin. More than third of terri
tory taken from Bulgaria by Ruman
ians at close of second Balkan war '
has already been reconquered by the
Germans' Bulgariari forces. Ruman
ians and Russians are again hi re
treat toward Danube. .
In little more than week combined
German and, Bulgarian forces have
captured mo're Rumanian territory
than allies have been able to take of
.German territory since beginning of
London. Two German counter at
tacks last night against . village) of
Ginchy. captured by regiments Sat
urday, driven off.
u. is. uermans launched five at
acks against French lilies south of
omme near Berny last nieht. usiner
iiquid'fire.'1 Checked' by 'aruflefylBre.